Definition of Retiringness

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retiringness

retirement fund
retirement home
retirement homes
retirement pension
retirement plan
retirement program
retirement savings account
retirement savings plan
retirements
retirer
retirers
retires
retiring
retiring(a)
retiringly
retiringness (current term)
retiringnesses
retistene
retitelae
retitle
retitled
retitles
retitling
retnol
retold
retook
retool
retooled
retooling
retools

Literary usage of Retiringness

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"So much, in fact, did she retain what he somewhere calls 'constitutional retiringness,' that he Tentures to doubt whether, if a stranger, looking in upon ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1866)
"... emulation is wholesome and desirable; but as it is quite out of place among girls, whose sphere is the home circle and whose grace a sweet retiringness, ..."

3. A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury (1896)
"Indeed the note, some would say the fault, of Keble's whole life was an almost morbid retiringness, which made him in 1827 refuse even to compete with ..."

4. A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1900) by George Saintsbury (1906)
"Indeed the note, some would say the fault, of Keble's whole life was an almost morbid retiringness, which made him in 1827 refuse even to compete with ..."

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